India posts 975 cases, infections up in Delhi

New Delhi: India has reported 975 fresh Covid cases, 796 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

The number of active cases currently stands at 11,191. The active cases account for 0.03 per cent of the total caseload, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent.

The country also reported six Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number fatalities to 5,21,742.

Delhi has recorded 366 Covid cases in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of nearly four per cent (3.95 per cent) – highest since February 3. The national capital has been witnessing an uptick in coronavirus cases over the last few days. With this, while Delhi’s Covid tally has increased to 18,67,572.